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Sam Laws (1924–1990)

Sam Laws was born on January 26, 1924 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Samuel Laws. He was an actor, known for Project X (1987), Darktown Strutters (1975) and The Lord of the Rings (1978). He died on March 16, 1990 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Project X
Project X Bartender
Darktown Strutters
Darktown Strutters Philo Rasberry
The Lord of the Rings
The Lord of the Rings Character Actor
Walking Tall
Walking Tall Willie Rae Lockman


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 1987 Project X
 1985 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Night Manager
- An Oy for an Oy (1985) ... Night Manager
 1985 Sylvester
 1984 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
- The Deadly Prey (1984) ... Bum
 1983 Get Crazy
 1983 Heart Like a Wheel
Piano Player
 1982 White Dog
 1982 The Phoenix (TV Series)
- The Fire Within (1982) ... Albert
 1980 Pray TV
Baptist Reverend
 1980 The Hustler of Muscle Beach (TV Movie)
 1979 Friends (TV Series)
- Grandfather Arrives (1979) ... Sam
 1978 The Lord of the Rings
Character Actor (voice)
 1978 The Fury
 1977 The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened (TV Movie)
 1977 The Richard Pryor Show (TV Series)
Big Time Blazes Henry
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Big Time Blazes Henry
 1977 Mr. Billion
Pops Dinwitty
 1976 The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings
Henry Dunbar, Owner of Baltimore Elite Giants
 1976 Jigsaw John (TV Series)
 1976 Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde
 1975 Darktown Strutters
Philo Rasberry
 1975 White Line Fever
 1975 The Reincarnation of Peter Proud
Satan's Disciple
 1975 That's My Mama (TV Series)
Gus Hotchkiss
- The Image Maker (1975) ... Gus Hotchkiss
 1975 Kojak (TV Series)
Eddie Maxwell
- Elegy in an Asphalt Graveyard (1975) ... Eddie Maxwell
 1974 Dirty O'Neil
 1974 Truck Turner
Nate Dinwiddie
 1973 A Dream for Christmas (TV Movie)
Junkman (uncredited)
 1973 Roll Out (TV Series)
Sgt. Grease
- Sweet Millions (1973) ... Sgt. Grease
- Dark Victory (1973) ... Sgt. Grease
 1973 The All-American Boy
Big Fish (uncredited)
 1973 Sweet Jesus, Preacherman
Deacon Greene
 1973 Walking Tall
Willie Rae Lockman
 1972 Hit Man
Sherwood Epps
 1972 Cool Breeze
 1970 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
- Mamma Cooper (1970) ... Cuffee
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